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COVID-19 measures could disrupt rare polio-like disease


GMA
FDA
the University of Alabama at Birmingham
AFM
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC
COVID-19
EV-D68
EV-A71
The Associated Press Health & Science Department
the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Department of Science Education
AP


Stephen Hahn
Trump
David Kimberlin
Thomas Clark

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Positivity     39.00%   
   Negativity   61.00%
The New York Times
SOURCE: https://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/covid-19-measures-disrupt-rare-polio-disease-72169600
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Summary

Health experts once thought 2020 might be the worst year yet for a rare paralyzing disease that has been hitting U.S. children for the past decade. “We are concerned that in the midst of a COVID pandemic, that (AFM) cases might not be recognized. The CDC on Tuesday released a study of cases from 2018 that found that the median age of the affected children was 5 years old.

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